Prakritartha, Prakṛtārtha, Prakrita-artha: 4 definitions



Prakritartha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Prakṛtārtha can be transliterated into English as Prakrtartha or Prakritartha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakritartha in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prakṛtārtha (प्रकृतार्थ).—m S A subject now present or in hand; a subsisting or positive matter. ddhau nax{093c}ñau prakṛtārthaṃ draḍhayataḥ Two negatives make an affirmative.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakritartha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakṛtārtha (प्रकृतार्थ).—a. having the original sense.

2) true, real.

-rthaḥ the original sense.

Prakṛtārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prakṛta and artha (अर्थ).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Prakṛtārtha (प्रकृतार्थ):—[=pra-kṛtārtha] [from pra-kṛta > pra-kāra > pra-kṛ] mfn. having the original sense

2) [v.s. ...] real, true, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prakritartha in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Prakṛtārtha (प्रकृतार्थ):—(nm) real import, true meaning.

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